Maianthemum stellatum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyRuscaceae
Family (Traditional)Liliaceae
GenusMaianthemum
SpeciesMaianthemum stellatum (L.) Link
Common NameStarry False Lily Of The Valley
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.6
C value 10
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Convallaria stellata Convallaria stellata L.
Smilacina liliacea Smilacina liliacea (Greene) Wynd
Smilacina sessilifolia Smilacina sessilifolia Nutt. ex Baker
Smilacina stellata Smilacina stellata (L.) Desf.
Smilacina stellata var. crassa Smilacina stellata var. crassa Victorin
Smilacina stellata var. mollis Smilacina stellata var. mollis Farw.
Smilacina stellata var. sessilifolia Smilacina stellata var. sessilifolia (Nutt. ex Baker) G. Henderson
Smilacina stellata var. stellata Smilacina stellata var. stellata (I.) Desf.
Smilacina stellata var. sylvatica Smilacina stellata var. sylvatica Victorin & Rouss.
Vagnera liliacea Vagnera liliacea (Greene) Rydb.
Vagnera sessilifolia Vagnera sessilifolia (Nutt. ex Baker) Greene
Vagnera stellata Vagnera stellata (L.) Morong

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Elliott (KY), Lewis (KY), McLean (KY), Hickman (TN), Pickett (TN), Sullivan (TN), White (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MTSU, SWMT, APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1983 - 1983

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100750239 McLean Kentucky Richard H. Hannan
EKY
Maianthemum stellatum
31234100042967 Elliott Kentucky M. Greene
EKY
Maianthemum stellatum
31973000009285 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Maianthemum stellatum
TENN-V-0067623 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Smilacina stellata
TENN-V-0067622 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Smilacina stellata
MTSU018626 Wilson Tennessee 30 Mar 1983 Sandy Belk
37
MTSU
Smilacina stellata
SWMT00379 Tennessee John H. Davis
SWMT
Smilacina stellata
31234100733862 Lewis Kentucky
EKY
Maianthemum stellatum
BEREA008455 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Maianthemum stellatum
TENN-V-0067621 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Smilacina stellata
APSC0089033 Lewis Kentucky
APSC
Maianthemum stellatum
HTTU002235 White Tennessee
HTTU
Smilacina stellata
HTTU002308 Tennessee
HTTU
Smilacina stellata
HTTU002309 Hickman Tennessee
HTTU
Smilacina stellata
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Plant Photos

Maianthemum stellatum - Ashley B. Morris
Maianthemum stellatum - Ashley B. Morris
Maianthemum stellatum - Milo Pyne
Maianthemum stellatum - Milo Pyne
Maianthemum stellatum - Milo Pyne
Maianthemum stellatum - Milo Pyne
Maianthemum stellatum - Milo Pyne
Maianthemum stellatum - Milo Pyne
Maianthemum stellatum - Milo Pyne
Maianthemum stellatum - Milo Pyne
Maianthemum stellatum - Milo Pyne
Maianthemum stellatum - Milo Pyne